The First Marblehead Corporation is a finance company, focused on education financing marketplace in the United States. The Company provides loan programs on behalf of its lender clients for undergraduate and graduate students and for college graduates seeking to refinance private education loan. It offers services through its Monogram loan product service platform. The Company partners with lenders to design and administer education loan programs through its Monogram platform, which are typically school-certified. These programs are designed to be marketed through educational institutions or to prospective borrowers and their families directly and to generate portfolios intended to be held by the originating lender or financed in the capital markets. The also Company offers other services on a stand-alone fee-for-service basis in support of its clients, including tuition management, loan processing and disbursement, loan origination, portfolio management and securitization services.